Why A Winter Camp May Help Your Troubled Teen

The holidays can be an especially hard time for those dealing with depression. With teens, it can mean a considerable “shake up” in the normal routine with lack of school, more time at home with large amounts of family and dangerous social situations. Winter breaks tend to have more frequent social gatherings among teens, which…

Posted on: December 20th 1:47 pm

How You Can Help Your Teen Through Seasonal Affective Disorder

Shorter, cold days can make anyone get a case of the winter blues. Often the sun feels as if it is gone just as soon as it came up that morning. However, in some cases, the “blues” that accompany this type of weather can take a more extreme turn into depression. This affliction, called Seasonal…

Posted on: December 6th 11:42 am

Why Choose a Residential Program for Troubled Teens

The thought of sending your teen to a residential program may seem scary, but outpatient services can be ineffective when dealing with some of the more alarming issues. If you have exhausted everything you can think of, and are still having problems with your troubled teen, considering a residential program can be a lifesaver. There…

Posted on: November 22nd 1:59 pm

How To Deal With Anger in Your Teen

With the challenges teens are facing these days, it’s easier for them to get caught up in emotional turmoil dealing with everyday situations. However, if your teen is going beyond the normal boundaries of angst, you may have cause for some alarm. Engaging in anger-related behaviors such as aggressive language, violence or self-harm can be…

Posted on: November 8th 12:14 am

Lessons Your Teen Will Learn From Babysitting

If you are at your wit’s end trying to find a troubled teen program that will teach your child responsibility, look no further than local babysitting.  Not only can babysitting keep your teen occupied outside of school, but it can also teach a troubled teen how to be responsible for another life. It may start…

Posted on: October 19th 11:22 am

Six Great Places for Your Teen to Volunteer

If you are concerned that your teen may be getting into trouble after school but don’t want them earning their own disposable income just yet, volunteering can be a great option. Teaching the benefits of giving time in order to serve the needs of others will not only give your child a sense of good…

Posted on: October 5th 12:20 pm

What Camping Can Teach Your Teenager

Spending time outdoors in the warmer months requires some forethought, but spending an entire evening or more can require valuable life skills that won’t be taught on their own. If you want to ensure your kids will learn practical knowledge about basic survival, camping overnight is a great way to teach them lessons that will…

Posted on: September 21st 2:06 pm

How to Tell if Your Teen Has Trouble in School

Teenagers are never short of drama, but learning to discern between a little normal angst and a real cause for concern can a be a lifesaver for your child, and your family. Paying attention to the warning signs, and more importantly – intervening as early as possible – might be the only way you can…

Posted on: September 5th 1:54 pm

Three Reasons Why Working at a Christian Summer Camp Will Change Your Teen

The summers spent during high school and college are often one’s spent interning in various workplaces or taking extra academic classes to get ahead in their studies. Many teens fail to consider one of the most fun and exciting opportunities to spend their summers growing into the adults they plan to be. A Christian summer…

Posted on: August 22nd 2:35 pm

The Huge Advantages in Choosing a Military Boarding School for Your Teenager

Being a part of our nation’s military is a great way to develop inner character, physical fitness, mental fortitude and sacrificial service. For many teens, there is no better way to develop these characteristics than to enroll in a military boarding school for high school. This an option often left unexplored because many people wrongly…

Posted on: August 9th 5:10 am

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